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The play was copyrighted 16 Sep 1910; its first production date has not been determined. Reviews called the actor playing the male lead Radcliffe Fellows, rather than his correct name, Rockcliffe ... More Less

The play was copyrighted 16 Sep 1910; its first production date has not been determined. Reviews called the actor playing the male lead Radcliffe Fellows, rather than his correct name, Rockcliffe Fellowes. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
20 Mar 20
p. 1660.
MPN
20 Mar 20
p. 2785.
MPW
20 Mar 20
p. 2005.
New York Times
8 May 20
p. 858.
Variety
12 Mar 20
p. 53.
Wid's
14 Mar 20
p. 26.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Scen
PHOTOGRAPHY
ART DIRECTOR
Tech dir
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play In Search of a Sinner by Charlotte Thompson (production undetermined).
DETAILS
Release Date:
March 1920
Copyright Claimants:
Joseph M. Schenck Joseph M. Schenck Joseph M. Schenck
Copyright Dates:
27 February 1920 2 March 1920 5 December 1921
Copyright Numbers:
LU14791 LP14803 LP17285
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,485
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After leading a life of boredom with her angelic first husband, young widow Georgiana Chadbourne begins her "search for a sinner" once her period of mourning ends. While staying at her brother-in-law Jeffrey's apartment, she meets Jack Garrison in Central Park and, hoping to arouse the devil in him, poses as Jeffrey's wife. Jack, an old friend of Jeffrey's, is shocked and telegraphs his pal to return immediately to watch his errant wife. Jack is on the brink of yielding to his tormentor when Jeffrey returns and explains that Georgiana is not his wife, but his sister-in-law. Thus, Jack is relieved at the revelation, Georgiana is satisfied with Jack's potential for wickedness, and the content couple ... +


After leading a life of boredom with her angelic first husband, young widow Georgiana Chadbourne begins her "search for a sinner" once her period of mourning ends. While staying at her brother-in-law Jeffrey's apartment, she meets Jack Garrison in Central Park and, hoping to arouse the devil in him, poses as Jeffrey's wife. Jack, an old friend of Jeffrey's, is shocked and telegraphs his pal to return immediately to watch his errant wife. Jack is on the brink of yielding to his tormentor when Jeffrey returns and explains that Georgiana is not his wife, but his sister-in-law. Thus, Jack is relieved at the revelation, Georgiana is satisfied with Jack's potential for wickedness, and the content couple weds. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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